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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Linear distance between the extremities of an airfoil; Distance between the tips of the organs of flight (as of a bird or insect) when fully extended.

Usage examples (32)
  • It was a crow, with a wingspread of at least two feet.
  • Size - length of bird from bill to tail and wingspread
  • The largest of these has a wingspread of nearly three meters, but is very lightly built.
  • Don went down in the Cyrus Buchanan, a trim little craft of hardly three hundred feet wingspread. for more
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